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250 people killed during strong earthquake in Afghanistan (photo) – UNIAN

The death toll is likely to rise.

250 people became victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan / photo Afghan Government News Agency

Afghanistan stirred up a powerful earthquake. It is already known about 250 dead. One and a half hundred people were injured.

This is reported air force.

Photos posted on social media show people on stretchers, debris and destroyed houses in the province of Paktika, which was hardest hit by the storm.

A local government spokesman said the death toll is likely to rise.

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The tremors were reportedly felt more than 500 kilometers across Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

The quake struck in the early hours of the morning while many people were sleeping, with a magnitude of 6.1 at a depth of about 51 km, according to the US Geological Survey.

The number of victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan is expected to increase further / photo Afghan Government News Agency
It is already known about 150 victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan / photo Bakhtar News Agency

Recall that in mid-March strong earthquake hit japan. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.3.

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